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New conversations 2: LGA Guide to Engagement

As we approach the third decade of the 21st century, public organisations and institutions find themselves in a tricky position. The challenges they face are arguably as hard as they’ve been at any point in post-war history and yet the public has very low trust in Government and other institutions to get the decisions right. There have been a series of major blows to trust in the system, running back over the last ten or fifteen years […]

Good things happening: a collection of articles

This is how people can truly take back control: from the bottom up OPINION: George Monbiot The Guardian Our atomised communities can heal themselves. Through local initiatives we can regenerate our culture and make politics relevant again. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/feb/08/take-back-control-bottom-up-communities Working with Gypsy Traveller and Roma communities NEWS AND EVENTS IRISS Exploring how co-production can equip social services with the cultural competency they need when working with Gypsy Traveller and Roma communities. https://www.iriss.org.uk/news/post-event-reports/2018/03/20/working-gypsy-traveller-and-roma-communities

The SSWB Act and the WBFG Act

Strange bedfellows – or cut from the same cloth? The WGLA commissioned this this ‘think piece’ from Alan Netherwood on the links between the Well-being of Future Generations Act and the Social Services and Well-being Act. This sets out ways in which work to be undertaken for each Act relates to each other, including assessments and timescales etc. (December 2015) Find it here.  

Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014

1. The full Government Act Welsh Government. 2014. Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014. http://www.legislation.gov.uk/anaw/2014/4/contents   2. Getting in on the Act (Social Care Wales resources) To go alongside the introduction of the Social Services and Wellbeing (Wales) Act, the Care Council for Wales (now Social Care Wales) introduced an online resource for information and advice to allow organisations to implement the legislation into their work. This includes: Overview and awareness Principles of the Act Planning […]